Alcohol Addiction

Do I Have Alcohol Myopathy?

People who drink heavily often experience muscle pain. While weak or painful limbs might be expected after a night of heavy drinking, it could be a serious health issue if it lasts several days. When this occurs, it could be a condition called alcohol myopathy. Read...

Healthy Alternatives To Alcohol For Social Anxiety

One of the most common coping mechanisms for social anxiety, and stress in general, is drinking. While alcohol might carry some legitimate benefits, there are plenty of reasons why relying on it is a bad idea. Read on to learn why using alcohol to cope with social...

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Key Signs Of Alcohol Overdose

What do beer and wine have in common with heroin, meth, marijuana, or even cocaine? Although the drinks are legal and the other substances are markedly not, all of them are powerful mind-altering drugs that have the potential to result in an overdose. Yes, you can...

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Alcohol Questionnaires for Detoxing and Recovery

Alcohol Questionnaires for Detoxing and Recovery

Over 80 percent of people 18 and over drink alcohol and millions of these people become alcoholics.  Alcoholism is a disease of addiction that has physical manifestations that can eventually lead to death.  In the United States, for example, alcoholism...

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Alcohol Detox Services: Overview, Types, Methods & Medications

Alcohol Detox Services: Overview, Types, Methods & Medications

How to Get Alcohol Help for Yourself or Family Ever since intoxicating beverages first appeared in China and the Middle East some 9,000 years ago, alcohol abuse has been a major problem for countless people. Over the generations, many people have found the help they...

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Alcohol Counselor and Counseling Services

Alcohol Counselor and Counseling Services

If you’re someone who has enjoyed alcohol frequently and are starting to wonder if you have a problem, an alcohol counselor can help. What was once fun could be hurting you, and the only way forward is to get your problem under control; a professional like a counselor...

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Alcohol Detox & Withdrawal: Symptoms & Treatment

Alcohol Detox & Withdrawal: Symptoms & Treatment

What Is Alcohol Withdrawal? When someone drinks alcohol, it affects the central nervous system. The CNS includes the brain and spinal cord, and alcohol has a depressant effect on it. That’s why when someone’s intoxicated they may seem drowsy, may pass out or may have...

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Alcohol Addiction: Signs, Symptoms, Help & Resources

Alcohol Addiction: Signs, Symptoms, Help & Resources

Intro on Alcoholism Alcohol is a dangerous drug because it’s incredibly accessible, socially acceptable, and its prevalence in the young adult, and even the teenage community. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, over 15 million adults...

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Adult Children of Alcoholics

Adult Children of Alcoholics

The Effects of Alcoholism on Children When you’re a child, every component of your psychological and mental health and well-being are in the developmental stages. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, millions of children grow up in...

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Reading Guide for “More About Alcoholism” from The Big Book

Reading Guide for “More About Alcoholism” from The Big Book

The second chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous (commonly known as the Big Book) is titled “There Is a Solution” which talks a lot about the nature of alcoholism itself. Even so, AA founder Bill Wilson could not have covered everything there is to say about the alcoholic’s...

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What Really Is Alcohol Poisoning?

What Really Is Alcohol Poisoning?

We’ve all heard about it. You might have even seen a loved one go through it. We’ve all been warned of how dangerous the effects are, but what really is alcohol poisoning? We know the effects of alcohol on the body after a few drinks. What happens when a person...

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The Interactions Between Oxycodone and Alcohol

The Interactions Between Oxycodone and Alcohol

Oxycodone and alcohol are a deadly combo. In terms of polydrug use, they’re perhaps two of the worst illicit substances that you can use at the same time. Both substances tend to enhance the effects of the other; as a result, it increases the risk of overdoses. Side...

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Can I Go to Meetings During Alcohol Drug Detox?

Can I Go to Meetings During Alcohol Drug Detox?

More and more Americans need alcohol drug detox. A new study found that 25% of Americans under the age of 30 are alcoholics. While alcohol drug detox is the first step to getting sober, many other treatment plans can also make a difference. Most alcohol abusers find...

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Get Help From Alcohol Detox Counselors In Treatment

Get Help From Alcohol Detox Counselors In Treatment

Alcohol Detox Counselors Help With Quitting Drugs And Alcohol Fighting the deadly disease of alcoholism and drug addiction can be an uphill battle. Sometimes it takes several visits to treatment centers, alcohol rehabs, hospitals, and other treatment options to fully...

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